The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 76 71 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 19 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.65% 1.98% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 2.04% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 16
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £25,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Tester
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1108 933 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.10% 97.19% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 878 729 804
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottingham region.

Tester Salary Trend in Nottingham

Tester
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title.

1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (59.38%) QA
2 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
3 13 (40.63%) C#
3 13 (40.63%) Java
4 11 (34.38%) Finance
4 11 (34.38%) Selenium
5 10 (31.25%) Degree
6 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
7 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 8 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 7 (21.88%) SDLC
9 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
10 5 (15.63%) JIRA
10 5 (15.63%) TDD
10 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
10 5 (15.63%) SpecFlow
10 5 (15.63%) BDD
10 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Ranorex
11 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
11 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
11 4 (12.50%) OO
11 4 (12.50%) SQL
11 4 (12.50%) .NET
12 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
12 3 (9.38%) Marketing
12 3 (9.38%) OOP

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham region that cited Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Selenium
2 5 (15.63%) JIRA
2 5 (15.63%) SpecFlow
3 4 (12.50%) Ranorex
3 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 3 (9.38%) HP UFT
4 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.25%) NeoLoad
5 2 (6.25%) TestDirector
6 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.13%) TestComplete
6 1 (3.13%) Selenium IDE
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) HTML5
2 2 (6.25%) Velocity
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Credit Risk
3 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.38%) User Experience
4 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.13%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Test Automation
4 8 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (21.88%) SDLC
6 5 (15.63%) TDD
6 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
6 5 (15.63%) BDD
6 5 (15.63%) Manual Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Automation Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.50%) OO
8 3 (9.38%) OOP
9 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (6.25%) Functional Testing
9 2 (6.25%) HOOD
9 2 (6.25%) B2B
10 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) C#
1 13 (40.63%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VB
3 1 (3.13%) Perl
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) Korn
3 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (59.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) New Relic
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) Perforce
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